Today is Thursday, Jul. 17, 2014

SPORTS
Highway 20 part of national bike route system

Highway 20 part of national bike route system

More than 400 miles of state Highway 20, including the North Cascades Scenic Highway portion, have been designated as Washington’s first interstate bike route that will be part of the U.S. Bicycle Route System. The American Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials approved official recognition, which will be included in future updates of the...
Mountain bike festival this weekend in Winthrop

Mountain bike festival this weekend in Winthrop

The Methow Singletrack Solstice mountain biking festival begins Friday (June 20) and will continue through Sunday at various locations in the valley. The event will be headquartered at the Winthrop Ice & Sports Rink. The bike festival will offer challenging rides (including a couple of transportation-supported, point-to-point options), socializing, and other events. Cost for those...
LBHS class of 2014 leaves a legacy of athletic milestones

LBHS class of 2014 leaves a legacy of athletic milestones

By Mike Maltais
This year’s crop of Liberty Bell High School graduates leaves behind a string of notable athletic achievements and records …
Sports briefs: June 11, 2014

Sports briefs: June 11, 2014

This week: Bike Rodeo at Pearrygin Lake and Free fishing for kids at Winthrop hatchery
Traverse to cover many trail, water and road miles

Traverse to cover many trail, water and road miles

Runners, bikers and paddlers — and some people doing all three — will compete at and around Pearrygin Lake State Park on Saturday (June 14) in the multi-sport Sun Mountain Lodge Winthrop Traverse, a new event in the valley that finishes at the Winthrop Barn. Solo, tandem and relay teams will compete in the five-stage, 46.2-mile event. The competition...
Big trout planted in area lakes in honor of Father’s Day

Big trout planted in area lakes in honor of Father’s Day

Alta Lake and Conconully Reservoir will be two fisheries to pay particular attention to this Father’s Day weekend, Saturday and Sunday (June 14 – 15), thanks to a special stocking effort of large trout at those two Okanogan County lakes. Alta and Conconully are two of 20 lakes around the state where fish hatchery crews from the...
Liberty Bell makes history with second place at state

Liberty Bell makes history with second place at state

By Mike Maltais
The Liberty Bell High School boys’ varsity track and field team made history at the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association State Track and Field Championships in Cheney last Friday and Saturday …
Dickinson claims fifth place

Dickinson claims fifth place

By Mike Maltais
Liberty Bell High School senior Riley Dickinson shot a final round of 80 to place fifth in the Washington Interscholastic Activities Association 1B/2B State Golf Championships played at Oakbrook Golf Course in Lakewood …
Lady Lions debark Loggers, fall to Napavine, Kittitas

Lady Lions debark Loggers, fall to Napavine, Kittitas

By Mike Maltais
The Liberty Bell High School varsity girls’ softball team won a 12-10, toe-to-toe extra inning battle against the Darrington Loggers in the first round of state competition at Yakima last weekend but …

Liberty Bell High School State Tournament results

By Mike Maltais
Updates from this weekend's many state tournament competitions.